News DCMS leaks email addresses of 300 journalists thanks to human error

In the second such instance of human error resulting in the breach of personal data of citizens within a month, …

Information Security Cyber security, collaboration and board-level accountability

Robin Ferris, solutions architect, Pulsant, gives advice on how to stay ahead of cyber criminals who are capitalising on the …

Human error Top five human errors that impact data security

A recent paper by Osterman Research reports that less than half (42 per cent) of organisations have trained their employees …

Human error What can Snoopy teach us about security?

Good security depends on people responding properly to a wide range of cyber threats. To train people effectively, you first …

Podcast “It’s going wrong at the human level” – Martin Smith MBE on inspiring culture...

"We as an industry have been focused for too long on brain surgery, when all that’s wrong is the common …

Threats Perth and Kinross Council exposes email addresses of over 1,000 landowners

Perth and Kinross Council recently joined the league of local councils in the UK who have, in the recent past, …

Threats Oxford University NHS staffer loses memory card that contained patient data

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust suffered a major breach of confidential information in March when a member of …

News West Ham FC exposed email addresses of hundreds of fans in bulk email

Email addresses of hundreds of West Ham football club supporters were exposed when the club sent out a bulk email …

News IICSA fined £200,000 for human error that exposed identities of child abuse victims

The Information Commissioner's Office has fined the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) £200,000 for failing to protect the …

Threats One in four employees still using same passwords for all enterprise applications

A new survey has revealed that despite a major rise in phishing attacks on organisations, a significant percentage of employees …

News University of East Anglia leaks staff member’s health details via bulk e-mail

The University of East Anglia issued a public apology after it erroneously shared confidential health details of a staff member …

News Oxford Uni IT messes up, broadcasts details of students on bursaries

Oxford University recently revealed names of nearly 500 students who are beneficiaries of the Moritz-Heyman Scholarship Programme which is aimed …